SEXUAL CHILD ABUSE
NATURE OF CASE: Sexual Child Abuse
DEFENDANT: Luis Torres-Gonzalez (30 years of age)
252 N 10TH Street, Reading, Pa 19601
CHARGES: Rape of a Child, Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse, Aggravated Indecent Assault, Sexual assault, Indecent Assault, and Corruption of Minors
DETAILS OF INCIDENT:
On January 16, 2022, The Berks County Detectives Office received a report from The Reading Police Department regarding a sexual assault of a 14-year-old male juvenile.
On January 27, 2022, a forensic interview was conducted with the victim. The victim disclosed that he was sexually assaulted by the defendant in January of 2022. The victim also stated that he was raped by the defendant when he was younger.
During this investigation, Berks County Detectives conducted an interview with the defendant. The defendant admitted to sexually assaulting the victim on multiple occasions between the ages of 10-14 years. The defendant also admitted to raping the child when he was approximately 9 years of age.
On April 05, 2022, The Berks County Detectives Office filed the above listed criminal charges against the defendant, Luis Torres-Gonzalez. The warrant was signed by Magisterial District Justice Kyley L. Scott.
On April 08, 2022, the defendant surrendered to the Berks County Detectives to answer to the above listed criminal charges and was turned over to the Berks County Sheriff’s for processing. He was arraigned and bail was set at $250,000. He is currently in Berks County Jail awaiting further court action.
As in every criminal case, the fact that an arrest occurred or a complaint has been filed is merely an accusation, and the defendant Luis Torres-Gonzalez, is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.